confessionalist

All Noun Adjective
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  • Others argue that the confessionalist view of religion is too narrow, and that people should be able to seek religion in their own way.
  • Some, even, would like the confessionalist government to be abolished.
  • Concerning the New York School poets, critics argued that their work was a reaction to the Confessionalist movement in Contemporary Poetry.
  • Women had in part gained the vote to a political compromise "package deal" between socialists, liberals, and "confessionalist" parties.
  • The Christian Heritage Party, being strongly confessionalist, rejected this, saying that it was only logical that a Christian party should bar non-Christians from membership.
  • However, its adherents saw no value at all in rehabilitating tradition for its own sake, unlike confessionalist or fundamentalist reactions to subjectivist, individualist approaches (past or present) to the Christian faith.
  • Dutch parties usually labelled as confessionalist are the ChristianUnion and the Reformed Political Party, both exclusively Protestant, less often the Christian Democratic Appeal which has also several Muslims among its elected officials.
  • Generally speaking, the theological outlook of most ministers was largely accepting of liberal trends in Protestant doctrine and higher biblical criticism, although some pockets of conservative revivalistic pietism and confessionalist Calvinism could be found.
  • The tradition persists as part of the Lebanese Confessionalist system, also meaning that the Prime Minister has historically been a Sunni Muslim, and that the Speaker of the National Assembly has historically been a Shia Muslim.
  • These immigrants did not participate in the Mercersburg/Ursinus struggle; their theological persuasion was decidedly confessionalist, holding to a fairly strict intrepretation of the Heidelberg Catechism.
  • In the years after women's emancipation, the confessionalists came to dominate moral discourse in the Netherlands, and legislation in support of confessionalist moral views was enacted (prostitution banned, 1912; abortion prohibited, 1911; advertising for contraception criminalized).

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